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  • 911 calls convey panic, chaos after fatal bus crash

    911 calls convey panic, chaos after fatal bus crash
    Emergency 911 calls released Thursday by the CHP convey chaos and confusion in the moments after a FedEx truck collided head-on with a tour bus full of students, killing 10 people. In one of the calls, from a passenger who had just fled the burning bus,...
  • 911 calls describe chaos in aftermath of deadly bus crash

    911 calls describe chaos in aftermath of deadly bus crash
    Emergency 911 calls released Thursday by the CHP convey the chaos and confusion in the moments after a FedEx truck collided head-on with a tour bus full of students, killing 10 people and injuring dozens of others. In one of the calls, from a...
  • Miniversion of Wrigley Field a hit in Freeport

    Miniversion of Wrigley Field a hit in Freeport
    — Denny Garkey waited out the season's first rain delay in the gift shop at Little Cubs Field last weekend. He and volunteers had come to prepare the community gathering spot and tourist attraction for its opening day this Monday, but it was a...
  • Seniors on the Go: 2014 ACSI report scores travel industries

    Seniors on the Go: 2014 ACSI report scores travel industries
    JetBlue is tops in customer service among the six largest U.S. airlines. Marriott earns top marks among the eight largest multi-brand hotel chains. Among the online travel agencies (OTA), the little guys -- lumped into the "all others" group -- slightly...
  • Chris Brown jailed for months more as bodyguard appeals verdict

    Chris Brown is looking at another tortuous cross-country trip back to Los Angeles, courtesy of the U.S. Marshals Service, followed by months more in jail, courtesy of the guilty verdict in his bodyguard's Washington, D.C., assault case.  Brown, who's...
  • Spring offers Peninsula gardeners an array of activities

    Spring offers Peninsula gardeners an array of activities
    Garden tour in Gloucester The Secret Garden Tour takes place in Gloucester County from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 26, first day of Historic Garden Week in Virginia. Garden week runs April 26-May 3. This event includes four Gloucester gardens...
  • Interview: 5 Seconds of Summer, a boy band that's actually a band

    Interview: 5 Seconds of Summer, a boy band that's actually a band
    Old news: The popularity of One Direction. Actual news: The exploding success of 5 Seconds of Summer, the quartet of Australian teenagers who will open for 1D during two late-August shows at Soldier Field and sold out their entire North American...
  • Cruise industry still facing sinking public perception, survey shows

    Cruise industry still facing sinking public perception, survey shows
    The cruise industry has suffered a series of calamities over the last two years or so that have continued to sink its already plummeting image. The bad publicity continued Tuesday when Princess Cruises announced that 37 people had fallen ill on a cruise...
  • 9 dead in bus collision; L.A.-area students touring college on board

    9 dead in bus collision; L.A.-area students touring college on board
    At least nine people were killed Thursday when a tour bus collided with a FedEx truck on the 5 Freeway in Northern California, causing a fire that left dozens of people injured. The bus was carrying high school students going to Humboldt State...
  • Seeing Charleston, S.C., in a new light

    Seeing Charleston, S.C., in a new light
    CHARLESTON, S.C. — When the email proposing a business meeting in Charleston popped up, it took all of three seconds to say yes. I'd never been to South Carolina, but I've read glowing dispatches from friends and colleagues for years. Southern...
  • Baltimore-based cruise ship set to depart tonight despite viral outbreak

    Baltimore-based cruise ship set to depart tonight despite viral outbreak
    For the second time in two weeks, a Baltimore-based cruise ship is dealing with an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness. The Grandeur of the Seas, a Royal Caribbean ship, has reported nearly 100 passengers on a seven-day cruise that departed April 5...